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Most exciting teenagers
18 February 2019
Who are the best young players in the English pyramid right now? Some you might have heard of, others you definitely won't – so here's our top 50 with the help of talentspotting experts YouthHawk
Mark Bosnich
18 February 2019
Did Fergie ever give him the hairdryer? Was it really a ‘Basil Fawlty impression’? And how did he end up getting hooked on cocaine? Your questions answered in February 2019…
18 February 2019
In his latest unghosted story for FourFourTwo.com, Marvin explains why players need an identity outside of football – and how one club tried to prevent him taking up other interests while he struggled with depression
Chelsea Manchester United
18 February 2019
It's now one of the biggest games in English football – but how many of these goal-getters do you remember?
Pep Guardiola
15 February 2019
Being massively better than opposition is not necessarily a bad thing, Back of the Net reveals
Gary Lineker, Paul Armstrong Match of the Day
15 February 2019
Paul Armstrong edited British sport’s most beloved TV show for 16 years, and tells Conor Pope about the pitfalls of running orders, progressive punditry… and a hungover Alan Hansen 
Rijnsburgse Boys streaker
15 February 2019
From goalpost handcuffing and gun-toting presidents to wayward parachutists and weasel-like creatures, here’s a look back at the oddest
Chelsea FA Cup
15 February 2019
When the world’s oldest trophy takes over the weekend, it’s only right to test your history
Romelu Lukaku
15 February 2019
Manchester United may need the Belgian to unlearn everything Mourinho taught him to become the player they need, writes Richard Jolly
14 February 2019
Once renowned for their attractive football in the top flight, the club now look settled as mid-table Championship strugglers with low prospects. Daniel Storey asks: what happened?
Ronaldo Real Valladolid
14 February 2019
The Dennis Wise derby, a “new Kaka” seeking to prove himself and the other Ronaldo returning to Barça: it's all going on in Michael Yokhin’s weekly preview
Messi header Man United
14 February 2019
Eating rats, doubting Lionel Messi and Mark Lawrenson losing face – these big calls went badly wrong...